Hide And Peek
Ikea’s latest offerings include this space-age swivel chair that, alas, is too small for us ($69).
1000 Center Drive New Jersey
Or, check out ikea.com
A good, go-over-anything men’s sweater for fall is Banana Republic’s half-zip merino-wool number (in five colors; $88).
Or, check out bananarepublic.com.
The first handbags ever from Smythson of Bond Street include this tote. Mysteriously named the Portobello, it’s big enough to fit a laptop ($1,300, in tan, black, or red).
Smythson of Bond Street
4 W. 57th St.
This men’s shirt by Seems has just enough decoration to be cool without being over-the-top ($150).
110 Eighth Ave.
212-243-9141 and 212-691-0636
Mini’s new watch, designed by Yves Behar, features a supercool, easy-to-read LCD display that can be switched from vertical to horizontal. There’s also a chronograph, timer, alarm, day/date, and backlight ($165).
MoMA Design Store
44 W. 53rd St.
81 Spring St.
Or, check out minimotionusa.com
In The Fold
080 Studio’s tables look like softly draped fabric but are actually made of heat-formed acrylic and are quite sturdy ($875).
465 Broome St.
Or, check out o8o.com.
Michael Kors’s take on the wallabee is all about height, as witnessed in the comfy but sexy crêpe wedge heel. In slip-on (six color options) or lace-up (four color options, $195 ).
159 Mercer St.
It’s hard to surreptitiously re-arrange seating cards when they specify a hair color, not a name. Can’t resist? Bring a wig to the party ($6).
1062 Madison Ave.
Tumi is more than just luggage. This vest—from a new collection—is made of Coolmax and Neoprene and has pockets galore for holding anything from digital cameras to doggie bags. In red, beige, or black ($150).
520 Madison Ave.
Or, check out tumi.com.
A NAP IS IN MY NEAR FUTURE and A SURPRISE WILL APPEAR IN MY PANTS are just a few of the funny fortunes printed on these baby T-shirts, packaged in Chinese-takeout boxes ($28).
Just for Tykes
83 Mercer St.
Or, check out fortuneteeshirt.com.
The ingredient list for Sundara paint sounds more like moisturizer than color for walls: citrus-peel extracts, essential and seed oils, tree resins, and beeswax. Developed by a team of decorative painters, this line of water-and-clay-based paints is environmentally friendly ($45 per gallon).
Or, check out sundarapainting.com.
Photographed by Andrew Mccaul.